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Vana'diel Bestiary: Fafnir  

Family:Wyrm
Found in:Dragon's Aery
Spawned using:Honey Wine
Job:Warrior
Level:88 - 90
Grants Title:Fafnir Slayer
Flags:
  • Notorious Monster
  • Aggro
  • Not Linking
  • Truesight
  • Based on Fire
  • Strong against Fire
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Updated: Fri Jun 3 18:23:01 2011

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Fafnir in Dragon's Aery

    • Respawn time on the ??? is one minute after Fafnir is defeated or despawns.

  • If continually engaged for sixty minutes after being claimed, Fafnir will "rage", resulting in significantly increased attack power.

  • Has a draw-in effect.

  • Grants title: Fafnir Slayer

Fafnir Special Attacks

  • Absolute Terror: Single target Terror effect.

  • Dragon Breath: Frontal cone AoE Fire based magic damage.

    • As with all breath attacks, damage is most potent when standing directly in front of Fafnir. Standing on either of its front feet will mitigate most, if not all, damage from Dragon Breath.

  • Horrid Roar: Single target Dispel effect.

  • Hurricane Wing: AoE magical damage with an additional Blind effect (Circle of effect originates from mob).

  • Spike Flail: Massive AoE physical damage (Circle of effect originates from mob).

    • Fafnir will only utilize this ability if its primary target is attacking from behind

Historical Information

Fafnir (in Norse mythology) was the son of the dwarf king Hriedmar, and the brother of Regin and Otr. Armed with the Aegis helmet, or Aegishjalmr, Fafnir served as a guard for his father's golden house. As penance for killing Otr, the trickster god Loki gave Hriedmar the cursed treasure of Andvari, which included the cursed ring Andvaranauts as well as the swords Hrotti and Ridill.

Fafnir and Regin, in wanting the treasures for themselves, killed their father, only for Fafnir to take all the treasure for himself. Upon doing so, he was transformed into a dragon (a symbol of greed in European mythology) and hid away with it. Regin, wanting the treasure for himself, tricked his foster son Sigurd (in some stories, named Siegfried) into killing Fafnir for him, using the sword Balmung to pierce the dragon's heart as he was walking towards the stream he used daily to drink.

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bigger than tiamat?
# Aug 14 2009 at 1:24 PM Rating: Decent
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woah that things huge but is it bigger and tougher than tiamat can't wait to fight these mobs
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was killed by 4 people on kujata easily
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Hahaha, such BS.
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Screenshot, cuz it didn't happen. Try fighting a mob before you make stuff up about it.
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Except he's easy to 4man...
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# May 27 2007 at 10:49 AM Rating: Decent
bad ****
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Mumu lmao
# Jul 13 2006 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Mumu is (was....he quit) Gilgameshs BIGGEST gil buyer. His best friends where GSs and yes i can sadly agree he had every job lvled to 75. I asked him how much of his life he has wasted to get the NO LIFE HAT, his reply was 520+ days.
Oh and he was a major botter to. He would stand at alkyoneus then BHAM dissappear and have pallas claimed *cough* hax *cough*.
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#DragonIrons, Posted: Mar 14 2008 at 11:48 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Was he standing by a hole by Alky? Cause u do realize u can fall down the hole and ... BHAM claim a mob (or pop Pallas fast if u macroed the pop item). I did that twice to claim a reg gigas when alky bracelts were made force pop and everyone was going up there.... and got a GM called on me twice cause people thought i hack warped to the lower level LMAO!!! Btw... If i hadn't **** them all off i coulda had GS friends too... and if i even cared I could've BEAT his record getting Maat's hat. Nothing you said proves a **** thing.
spawn times?
# Jun 05 2006 at 12:19 AM Rating: Decent
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hey everyone. could anyone tell me how long his spawn time and how long his window is open? ive been asking some of my friends in HNM lS, but they cant tell me b/c itd mess up their LS stuff or something ><. thing says spawn time is 21 hrs, but i know stuff has changed. ty
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21-24 hour spawn time, windows are 30 seconds and there are 30 minute timespans between the windows for a total of 7. The chance of him popping increases with each window.
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# Apr 11 2006 at 11:16 PM Rating: Decent
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this is one **** mob
#YourPassenger, Posted: Feb 26 2006 at 1:21 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) looking at it right now lol
blocks
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question, i know stoneskin blocks fafnirs hurricane wing, but does ninja shadows also?
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RE: blocks
# Feb 14 2006 at 6:18 PM Rating: Decent
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No. Stoneskin is more or less a must outside of tanks, Shell IV also makes a drastic difference.
RE: blocks
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Barearo also helps
fafnir story
# Jan 11 2006 at 8:25 PM Rating: Decent
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wow they sure imported this dragon really well from the norse mythology. I remember first hearing about the gram mythology when I played dothack. The angel knight that appeared was called Balmung(Balmung was the sword forged which Siegfried used to kill Fafnir). Wow the Balmung would be a nice sword just to keep myself proud of even if I dont become dark knight. Anyway fafnir looks really intimidating. He is truly my greatest enemy(dragon fan). I'm excited to fight him even if I die.
fafnir story
# Nov 06 2006 at 9:51 AM Rating: Default
Well that was a complete waste of a comment lol
fafnir story
# May 01 2007 at 10:42 AM Rating: Default
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i like the mythology behind this and other games, so i don't think that was a waisted comment at all, rate up.
fafnir story
# Nov 16 2006 at 1:51 PM Rating: Decent
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You know ShadowStrykerX, it's idiots like you that still astonish me. Don't knock someone's comment for being impressed by an aspect of this game. Keep your jackass comments to yourself, please.

Yeah, Fafnir is pretty amazing when you first see it. Fighting Fafnir/Nidhogg is even more amazing the first time around. Excelryu, you'll find plenty of mobs towards endgame that are a joy to fight, even if it spells wipe for you and your friends. Just pick yourself up, change your strategy, and have another go ^^

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RE: fafnir story
# Jan 16 2006 at 5:13 AM Rating: Decent
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Fighting Fafnir isn't as grand as fighting the HQ version, Nidhogg.... and even Nidhogg isn't as challenging or intimidating as Tiamat, Jormungand or Vrtra. If you like dragons, go poke Vrtra :o
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#Archimond, Posted: Jan 04 2006 at 12:43 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) honestly
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Way to be a **** for no reason. Rate down.
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i suppose and probably recommend taking an HNMLS, with all the people claiming about jp mpking na's and vise versa you need the others there just to have your back. I would love to get the chance to fight this guy, 61 drk on seraph and growing, lol
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Someone soloed Fafnir
# Oct 07 2005 at 2:26 PM Rating: Decent
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I've just seen a lvl 90 DRG known as Sigurd solo Fafnir, he was standing behind a certain rock and intimidated Fafnir 100 times and never got hit once. After Fafnir died, Sigurd said he got 999999999 Gil and also turned around and hit this guy Regin, his father, for 10000 damage, then he died. And so I ran the **** Away.

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RE: Someone soloed Fafnir
# Mar 14 2006 at 6:56 PM Rating: Decent
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xion lay of the drugs man :-/
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RE: Someone soloed Fafnir
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RE: Someone soloed Fafnir
# Nov 19 2005 at 3:46 PM Rating: Decent
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interesting OOT side note: Xenogears' Sigurd helps pt member bart get his gear Andvari. *cough*

and I was goofing around with sneak invis (pld/whm) in dragon's aery, tried to run by Fafnir, and um... he looked at me. that pretty much killed me, cuase I didn't see him do any spells or anything... O.o
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RE: Someone soloed Fafnir
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After the fight with Bart u sink in the desert. In that cave u meet Melchior. He, Casper and Balthasar are the famous 3 wise men (the 3 holy kings that came to bring presents to Jesus of Nazareth). . . . .

Cloud's sword in FF7, Ragnarok, is also known as "Dawn of the gods" and means the norse "judgement day".

The jp, and seemingly especially Square, like to play with mythology using names, persons and/or places for and in their games.
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Just a quick side note...the Bible never actually says that there were only three wise men. It says some wise men brought three gifts...leading us to assume that there were only three men.

Edited, Jan 30th 2007 3:26am by Duodenum
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RE: Someone soloed Fafnir
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He's referring to Norse Legend, in which Sigurd was the one to slay Fafnir.
RE: Someone soloed Fafnir
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im not sure if your some idiot noob or just being silly...but anyways thx for making me laugh lol
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Fafnir has around 60,000hp, he goes into crack mode after 1hr of claimed. Fafnir has extremely low resist for an HNM of his level.
Fafnir
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Is it just me, or does Fafnir look UNLCLAIMED in that screenshot... /jealous
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# Oct 16 2005 at 7:56 PM Rating: Decent
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seeing as how the name isn't visible... i can't tell
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# Aug 05 2005 at 11:27 PM Rating: Default
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i just saw a party of 5 lvl75 drg and one lvl75 whm fight this hnm that made fafnir life to 30% be4 they died


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delete your dater files,

Spam provoke,

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yeah GMs can actaully tell if you deleted/mod'ed any .dat file for the game. so if they happen to be at a big HNM like this (which happens) you'll get so banned
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and then get banned from the game! **** yea, you douche
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Here is a map i made if you need it
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the link to yar map is :

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now it's ok ^^
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**** double post...

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Saw it in person
# Jun 17 2005 at 6:07 PM Rating: Good
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Fought it today. My first HNM experience and I thoroughly enjoyed it (^^)

This pic is beautiful, though it doesn't really give any indication of its size. I was probably the size of one of its feet (taru)

Edited, Fri Jun 17 19:08:05 2005
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nice pic
# Jun 05 2005 at 9:48 PM Rating: Decent
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thats an excellent picture.. wow
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Dragon's Aery is basically a MPK fest on Quezty when its time for Fafnir or Nidhogg to pop. JP MPK NA, NA MPK JP heh. Its gotten better lately I think. But yeah the day I went to see him, the Jps MPKed the NAs, and then got MPKed back. So I was standing just after the ledge thingy, and this guy sees me and aggroes me. XD Draw in a detah in 2 hits. Pretty weird to get -aggroed- by him since they usually pop claimed or get claimed right after. Then it proceeded to walk around on my body for about 20 mins before the NAs recovered and became the first NAs on our server to kill him...(Yep, our server NAs r pretty behind in end game stuff ;;)
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# May 31 2005 at 1:21 AM Rating: Decent
I was thinking of getting a pty together to fight this guy, i mean with the balmung prices the way they are on sylph theres notmuch other choice than that, but neways b4 i spend time on getting a pty put together, does anyone know the balmung drop rates on this? i dont need an actual percentage persay but a good estamate would be nice, if anyone could tell me it'd be much appreciated ^^;
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I don't think its possible to just "get a pt together for him"... >.> It would be a lot better with a HNM ls to go after this guy.
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yeah i myself was thinking of getting a PT together for Nidhogg i wanna get my Adaman Huaberk



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# May 22 2005 at 2:26 AM Rating: Decent
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Fafnir is about level 88-90 and respawns every 21-24 hours. It does have True Sight. You obtain Fafnir Slayer for your title.
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....I just have to get out that -that- is a -great- screenshot.
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Fafnir is Intimidated by Crosser
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Just out of Curiosity... Since he IS a Dragon... Does the Dragoon's intimidation trait take effect, or does his NM Status make him immune? I ask because if NMs are immune to this effect... Why even put it in the game? Unless I'm wrong, ALL Dragons are NM. Most are HNM.
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Actually, there is one known dragon (at least at allakhazam) that is not NM; Shadow Dragon in Xarcabard (I think it's shadow dragon...). Also, if wyverns are considered dragons, then there are a few non-NM of those, too.
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RE: Fafnir is Intimidated by Crosser
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Don't forget the Dragon mobs in the bottom of Kuftal Tunnel (Behind the rock that disappears and reappears... seriously)
Anywho, no, nothing that I know of is immune to intimidation. Including us players. I've seen Seiryu be intimidated by DRG and I've personally intimidated Byakko.
The higher lvl the monster though, the lower the chance of intimidation.
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# Feb 23 2005 at 6:29 PM Rating: Decent
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Here's a link to a big alliance of high level players (70+) deafeating it and getting most of the best drops it has

some movie by gaav http://web.mit.edu/psoto/www/ffxivideos/LS%20DawnOfVictory%20vs%20HNM%20Fafnir%20(2nd%20attempt)%20wmv.wmv

Edited, Thu Mar 3 21:45:20 2005
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That video was useless ;; - framerate was bad, and all you really saw was chop-chop-distortion-chop-chop then items. You'd be better off posting the drop insead of that video -_-
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# Feb 07 2005 at 11:36 PM Rating: Good
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I think the ever-invincible 6 BST party could do it. I'm not a beastmaster, nor have I ever played a beastmaster, but those little guys can freakin' kill anything. Get a few BST/NIN and BST/BRD. and some BST/WHM, BST/RDM maybe a WHM/SMN or a WHM/BLM just for **** Seriously though, BST can kill anything, Fafnir is no exception.
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#Drevv, Posted: Mar 14 2005 at 2:33 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I've seen an 8 person party take this down. HOWEVER, i HARDLY believe a 6 BST PT could kill this. If you've ever faught fafnir you know that he has somewhat of a mean AoE, and without a PLD tank or WHM , and some type of refresh.. Its really hard without both ballad and Refresh on tank PT though~
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In fact, a single party of BSTs soloed Promyvion; also, a SINGLE bst can solo LB1 supposedly
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I don't think so. BST/NIN will not block hurricane wing and fafnir will take a darter out in 3 hits and take alot of the life of any other pets with hurricane wing. With no way of regening MP, even 18 bst/whm would have major problems. This setup will not work mainly because of hurricane wing. Even with jug pets, this would be extremely hard for bst regardless of subjob...never mind that if they stand in the wrong spot or pets attack from the wrong angle they will all be killed by spike flail. I would just say don't get your hopes up of killing this with bst. I don't think he drops much of anything useful to bst anyways except ridill (RARE RARE drop anyways). We've killed him 10 or 11 times and never got one.

Edited, Tue Feb 22 18:11:40 2005
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For it to take out a Darter in 3 hits, it would need to hit for over 1000 a hit to a Darter, as they have over 3000 HP each.

I haven't fought Fafnir, but that seems too much.
#BabyAma, Posted: Apr 29 2005 at 5:36 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) omg dude, you need a life lol, rank 10 in all nations, 3 jobs over lvl 40 doin all that ZM Missions done hahahaha omg dude.
RE: Beastmaster fun
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bro, 3 jobs over lv 40 is nothing :p... but idk about them rank 10's in all 3 nations thats alittle bit insane

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I've seen a japanese dude with all jobs to 75. He had Maats Cap. Plus I saw all his jobs. That must have taken forever to achieve.

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RE: Beastmaster fun
# May 25 2005 at 10:12 PM Rating: Decent
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yea dude i saw that too it was sum jp guy i saw the screen shot of his job lvls and saved it to my computer i would put it hre but i dunno how O.o
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RE: Beastmaster fun
# Jun 16 2005 at 5:01 AM Rating: Decent
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Yup saw that guy aswell !! Mumu I think his name is. Anyone care to guess his playtime ?
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RE: Beastmaster fun
# Dec 09 2005 at 4:58 PM Rating: Decent
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Hmmmm.... id say 999999999999999999 hours lol
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# Feb 03 2005 at 6:01 AM Rating: Good
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he looks mean.
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#CHRISakaIssaruFFXIname, Posted: Feb 02 2005 at 10:41 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) man this mob is one of the scariest/coolest looking mobs in the game! hes not the hardest but hes cose enough cuz if he hits you then get rdy to take dmg. look at my profile i got that **** sword ridill... from what ive heard its one of the hardest drops to get i think only 2 ppl have it on gilgamesh server me and a rdm. bye and rate me up.
RE: sword
# May 25 2005 at 10:15 PM Rating: Decent
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u think this is scary... you should meet his brother Vrtra (lvl 95 Dragon MOB in {king ranperre's tomb}) i saw a vid of sum lvl 75 alliance beat it tho and it took 30 minutes and a few ppl died numerous times, while every1 came close to dying at sum point in the battle
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RE: sword
# Apr 28 2005 at 9:37 PM Rating: Decent
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only 2 ppl have it on gilgamesh server me and a rdm

you wish :/ Gilgamesh has lots of Ridills and you dont own one of them... Your LS has never claimed or killed Fafnir
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finally
# Jan 22 2005 at 5:48 PM Rating: Decent
finally, a dragon that looks different from the dark looking ones, this one actually looks like a dragon should, and not some freak like the Ash Dragon
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# Dec 25 2004 at 10:57 PM Rating: Default
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My brother had a lvl 47 rdm and he took a look at him for a pics with invis and sneak. He took his picture and he aggroed my bro. His attack was a kind of bite and my bro block it with his shield! He casted chainspell//warp and he was alive! lol what a F***ing lucky!!
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# Dec 20 2004 at 8:26 AM Rating: Excellent
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This guy is not that bad to kill with the right setup. We took him down in less than 35 minutes with 3 rdm 3 brd 2 pld 3 whm 2 rng 3 blm 1 smn and a war I think was the setup with a few subs here and there for dmg/deaths. BLM and RNG absolutely OWN this guy in DMG. Summoner...spinning dive {yes, please}. Keep a couple of /smn for blink in the PLD party and he's not bad at all. We got Hrotti, Aegishjalmr,some Abj I forget, dragon heart, dragon talon, dragon scales and some other random stuff..and who could forget...2 fire crystals. lol

Edit: He is actually very weak to lightning on light SC. BLM get a nice MB of 1100-1400 or so on thunder IV...and even as RDM I was bursting thunder III for 770-800+ at times. GL, he's not that hard once you figure out the setup. This really dropped our TOD down. We have killed him and as little as 23 min. We took him down in 35 min with 12 ppl. 19 kills now...1 Ridill -_- 4 Hrotti. Stingy bastard. He gives ~80-90 exp usually for a full alliance..so i'm guessing he's around lvl 84-87 depending on whether he's a high level pop or not that day.

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# Dec 15 2004 at 6:05 AM Rating: Decent
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After about 5 failed atttempts **** stratagies) my LS killed him last night, and we killed it faster than ive ever seen. 2PLD, 2WHM/SMN spamming aerial Armor, 4RNGs, 4BLMs, 3RDMs, 2BRD, and a MNK i think was setup. Took him in 35 minutes. Dropped the aegisdjfahsdhee, Hrotti, and N. Abjuration head. The fight is all about the strategy you use. You cant expect to go in and zerg him. One big issue, at least it was for us last time, was dumb asses accidentally casting on darters. Gotta be careful there

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#imberto, Posted: Nov 23 2004 at 8:42 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) fanir is really a man turn into a dragon cuz of his greed lol even as a lvl 41 sam i wanna kill him
#Darkben, Posted: Nov 22 2004 at 10:06 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) to bad you have to play non stop just to get this high and japan camps this 24/7
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# Nov 18 2004 at 9:16 AM Rating: Default
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Last few times I've watches this fight the HNM ls have been using war/nin to tank it prb for more hate so the blm or rng don't pull it causing havoc.
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# Nov 10 2004 at 1:11 AM Rating: Decent
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Wonder how much damage this little draggy can do to some pallys or if you HAVE to have ninjas and such.
#Shashomaru, Posted: Nov 16 2004 at 2:45 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) When my LS took Fafnir it was hitting me for about 200-250 with pretty decent armor. He wasn't all that hard but it just took about seven hours to bring him down.
RE: curious
# Nov 25 2004 at 7:11 PM Rating: Excellent
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seven? how in the... you know that you fight it with 18 people, not 3? We kill it on Remora in about 25-45 mins, depending on jobs available. Claiming is the only challenge on Faf 95% of the time.
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RE: curious
# Feb 23 2005 at 5:01 PM Rating: Decent
We just plowed through Fafnir in a little under an hour excluding the time we spent sleeping him while people LD'd, arrived, etc... Fun fight, but I died early when I got in front of his wing; that didn't happen again. ^^;
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RE: curious
# Feb 04 2005 at 7:16 PM Rating: Decent
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the other 5% is making sure you don't get MPK'ed and that nobody gets you spike flailed :D
tanking!
# Nov 05 2004 at 12:00 AM Rating: Decent
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I cant wait to tank this B!TCH!
OOO
# Oct 30 2004 at 2:36 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok, that is an awesome looking Dragon.. I want to run into it even though at my current level I'll get murdered.. But he's so awesome looking!
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OOO
# Oct 30 2004 at 2:36 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok, that is an awesome looking Dragon.. I want to run into it even though at my current level I'll get murdered.. But he's so awesome looking!
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RE: OOO
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Haha, I know what you mean. I'm going to try to find it, even at my current low level.
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incredible pic
# Oct 29 2004 at 9:35 PM Rating: Decent
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That is a great screenshot
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# Oct 09 2004 at 2:48 PM Rating: Good
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This is my favorite. The look of it, the feel of it, the power...the drops.
fafnir's discount sword warehouse
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RE: fafnir's discount sword warehouse
# Jan 19 2005 at 1:42 PM Rating: Good
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ROFLMAO, this is classic, and humorous too.
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spawn point?
# Oct 08 2004 at 8:26 AM Rating: Excellent
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Hey, Where does this spawn?
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I must say I'm rather disappointed with the size of this guy. He's not all that much taller than a Galka; I was expecting the Legendary Wyrm to be massive (Tarutaru-sized toes would've been appropriate).
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Your wish has been granted.

Tiamat, Vrtra and the other Dragon make Fafnir and Nidhogg look itty bitty.
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RE: disappointed
# May 25 2005 at 10:23 PM Rating: Good
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i agree
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strats?
# Sep 13 2004 at 12:51 AM Rating: Decent
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We fought fafnir after maintence one night and it had some breath attack even with barfira it hit for 1600+ damage, I don't see much a tank could use that has -% breath reduced anyone got any idea's besides using the sword he drops with -% breath ? We were all under his wing and used spirits within + ran the marathon blink, it was just that 1 hit KO breath even with barfira on.
RE: strats?
# Feb 23 2005 at 7:02 PM Rating: Excellent
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That's not a breath attack, that's spike flail, the strategy is don't let him do it or everybody dies
Nidhogg
# Sep 11 2004 at 1:57 PM Rating: Default
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Fafnir is cake. Can easily kill him with 10-12 people, though I couldn't really see a 6 man setup working. The dragon will only spawn once a day and there's always a chance of the king version (Nidhogg) spawning. If you get a Nidhogg spawn and don't have at least 8 damage dealers (rangers and blms only... none of this thf/sam/drg dmg crap) 2 whms and 2 plds get out.

PS - I've been there for 30+ fafnir deaths and haven't seen a ridill drop. We just recently got a thf his AF2 th+ piece so hopefully with TH4 we'll have better luck.
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Which is Better?
# Aug 14 2004 at 8:48 PM Rating: Decent
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Which sword is better, Seiryu's or Ridill Sword?
ub3r
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0o0o i ub3r pwn3d this newb drag0n alone as a lv 4 warri0r wi7h 0ni0n sw0rd 1 hit kill j00 pwn3d newbs i pwn j00 all
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RE: ub3r
# Aug 06 2004 at 12:52 PM Rating: Good
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ok thats just very...stupid....
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RE: ub3r
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You're telling me.
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Fafnir
# Jul 27 2004 at 1:55 PM Rating: Good
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My ls killed fafnir last night on garuda with 13 people. We only had one summoner and the fight took about 2 hours. At the end the big **** dropped earthan abj. which sucks because we had no drk. I was really disappointed in the drops. Still a really fun fight!
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